2018: Another Year of Decline in Anti-State Violence

2018: Another Year of Decline in Anti-State Violence

Islamabad 2018 saw a remarkable reduction of 45 percent in the militant attacks in Pakistan. A study conducted by an Islamabad-based independent think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) revealed that the security situation has significantly improved during 2018 as number of attacks, resultant deaths as well as number of injured declined…

PAKISTAN SECURITY ASSESMENT 2017

PAKISTAN SECURITY ASSESMENT 2017

Pakistan, in last 2-3 years, has made a notable stride in fighting terrorism in the country manifested in the reduction of terrorist attacks and improvement in the security situation yet there is sufficient evidence to suggest that extremist tendencies and intolerance among masses are on the rise. The unfortunate lynching of Mashal Khan, a student…

Slight increase in number of militant attacks in January 2017: PICSS Report

Slight increase in number of militant attacks in January 2017: PICSS Report

First month of 2017 saw slight rise in number of militant attacks and resultant deaths in Pakistan. According to monthly security report by an Islamabad-based independent think tank Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS), 41 militant attacks were reported across the country in which 47 people were killed and 175 were injured. 34…